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  • The Reutter kids, the Reutter kids!

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  • So we have some answers for you! Whohoo!

  • [Life in Japan Theme Song]

  • Alright! We're answering people's top questions that they have for us!

  • What are your favorite hobbies?

  • What's hobbies?

  • Hobbies are things you like to do. Nobody tells you to do them, you just like to do it.

  • Anna, what's your favorite hobby?

  • Wow, good! Sarah's what's your favorite hobby?

  • (Anna) drawing... Drawing.

  • I think so. Or maybe Origami.

  • Oh, origami, yes!

  • Aw, that's so cute.

  • Drawing! Joshua, drawing?

  • Very good! Oh I know.

  • OK Becca... Piano.

  • Pianovery good!

  • Oh, you like Mario Kart too, don't you?

  • OK, what are your favorite after school activities?

  • What do you like to do after school? I know.

  • Becca Playing with my friends

  • Playing with Joshua.

  • Hey Sarah, how was school today? Good.

  • I missed you so much, Sarah.

  • Hmm, playing on the Switch with Daddy.

  • Ooh, that's nice. Poor Sarah.

  • Do you have a favorite Japanese story?

  • So that would be like momota, right? Momotarou.

  • Momotarou, or something like that. OK?

  • Anybody can answerwhat is it Joshua? Me! Me!

  • A dog. A dog?

  • The Japanese story about a dog? Yeah, when I was... when I was doing my dance.

  • Oh, when you did your dance!

  • Yea, that was Momo... TAROU!

  • Momotaro

  • Joshua was a dog.

  • Oh yea, that's good.

  • Is Tanabata only in Japan?

  • Yea, that's a Japanese story.

  • Tanabata. Me too then, Tanabata.

  • Who is your favorite Japanese character?

  • So Character is like all those Nintendo characters.. Oh, I know.

  • I know! OK, yes Sarah

  • Toadette. Toadette?

  • Oh, Joshua?

  • Mario and Luigi and Peach.

  • Mario, Luigi and Peach.

  • Daisy. Daisy.

  • Yoshi Yoshi!

  • OK, what is your favorite class in school? Sarah!

  • Zukou! Zukouwhat is Zukou?

  • Crafts. Anna?

  • P.E. Taiku. Same.

  • Taiku. (In Japanese) Becca and Anna love P.E.

  • Joshua? Playing with my friends.

  • Oh, the Yasumi jikan (break time)

  • That's fun too. That's cool.

  • Are you in a club?

  • Yes!

  • No, no

  • What club are you in?

  • Badminton

  • Badminton, wow!

  • Oh, I don't believe it!

  • Is there any club you would like to do if you could?

  • Switch. A Switch club?!

  • I don't know if I'm going to go in it, but I kind of want toSoccer club.

  • Oh cool, Soccer. There is!

  • Yea, there is. Oh, well maybe you'll get a chance.

  • What is English class like in your Japanese school?

  • Too easy! It's like for babies!

  • You see, babies aren't getting as much love as we used to.

  • Yea, it's so easy!

  • So easy... Like, like...

  • We just say "What do you want for your birthday."

  • We don't need to learn that.

  • What do you want for your birthday?

  • Switch. My own Switch.

  • What, what Sarah? Almost every time we learn like our ABCs.

  • What?! Oh ABCs?

  • Oh, that's a good place to start.

  • Yes Joshua? A bike? That's what you want for your birthday?

  • Yeah You just had your birthday.

  • And also origami. Oh! I have something!

  • What Sarah? I want my own phone.

  • Oh, your own phone. Oh my goodness. OK.

  • Next question.

  • OK, next question.

  • What is your favorite thing that Momma chan makes?

  • Yes, Joshua. Muffins.

  • Muffins, oh. Sarah.

  • Pancakes. Pancakes, Anna?

  • Popcorn. Popcorn!

  • That's Becca's!

  • It's almost always Becca's.

  • Mommy makes it so yummy.

  • Becca?

  • Ah, I like everything.

  • Aww If it's that, me too.

  • Me three.

  • I really like the Chicken Alfredo.

  • Oooo, so yummy! Yes, yes, yes!

  • What is your favorite Japanese word?

  • What? Aisuru

  • Oh, to love?

  • Sugii! Yes?

  • Seishou o yomu. That's a bunshyo (sentence)

  • Seishou o yomu.

  • Right? "Seishyo" is a word,

  • But "Seishyo o yomu" is a phrase. Oh yeah, like to read the Bible? Sugii.

  • That's ok. "Ai" (Love)

  • Ai? Maybe Seishyo, then?

  • E, Sugii! Becca?

  • Yatta! Yatta!

  • I have one more... "konnichiwa."

  • Ah, Konnichawa! (Hello)

  • Joshua! Sayonara.

  • Sayonara? Can you say it real quick? Sayonara.

  • What do you want to be when you grow up?

  • Yes. Let's start, okAnna. Nurse.

  • A nurse. Oh. You're Grandmother's a nurse, right? Yes.

  • Ah Sarah. A doctor.

  • A doctor! Wow! Maybe Anna can work for you!

  • Becca?

  • Somebody who works at the church like singing and stuff.

  • Oh, like what Daddy does! Yea!

  • Like worship team kind of things, like music... Yea, like worship team.

  • And want to do that and a nurse.

  • Oh that's good. You can do both of those things.

  • Yea Joshua!

  • What was it again?

  • What do you want to be when you grow up? What do you want to do?

  • (Becca) Be on YouTube.

  • I really want to be a guy that takes good care of babies.

  • A guy that takes good care of babies?

  • Yea. Ooh that's so sweet!

  • Yes Sarah.

  • If... I want to make, like, ice cream.

  • Oh, make ice cream? An ice cream store.

  • Well doctors can do that too.

  • You can have an ice cream store, and you can eat ice cream whenever you want.

  • Whenever you want

  • I can make so much ice cream And get all fat, that's not good.

  • Don't get fat. I won't!

  • OK, here's another one.

  • Are there any other languages that you want to learn?

  • Portuguese

  • Chinese (imitates Chinese)

  • Is there any place that you would especially like to visit in Japan?

  • Hokkaido. Okinawa!

  • Hokkaido, Okinawa.

  • What else?

  • Yes Sarah. Hotel.

  • Hotel! It can be anywhere?

  • Nintendo. Nintendo world, oh yea.

  • Daddy totally wants to go too.

  • Let's go.

  • OK girls, some questions just for you.

  • What is school lunch like? Do you go to a cafeteria? Does it come to you?

  • How does it come? What do you eat?

  • OK, dozo (go ahead) Becca.

  • We sit down in our chair and we say "Now the 4th class is done"

  • And then we get ready for the lunch.

  • And there's like this long table that we put out

  • So we can put all the food in this, like, big...

  • Like box Kuokoo

  • Like a thing, and you go put it on the table.

  • And then this kyushyoku toban (lunch duty)

  • Thing that is named kyushyoku taban, that you take turns and you put like the food it in the bowls

  • So you take turns serving the food, huh? Serving the food.

  • You just need to stand in a line A bowl

  • So there's a tiny bowl of vegetables and stuff always,

  • There's a big bowllike this kind of big bowl of soup.

  • And this kind of big bowl of rice.

  • And then there's like a — this bigbox of milk.

  • What is your favorite part about school lunch? Yes, Becca

  • The curry and stuff is different, in bowls,

  • So we can eat it together or we don't need to eat it together.

  • Kinako pan (sweet bread)

  • Oh! The sweet bread, huh?

  • Oh! Oh good. Sarah.

  • There's sometimes there's soup that I like.

  • Oh, what's the soup?

  • You'll have to ask them what the name of the soup is next time it comes, OK?

  • Oh oh, do you have another one?

  • Panda pan (bread) Panda pan?!

  • Becca and Anna, are you excited to go to Junior High School?

  • What is Junior High School?

  • Chuo gakou

  • Are you excited?

  • Ma ma. I'm kind of sad.

  • Oh yea? And kind of I'm happy.

  • We're going to stay at school forever and it's a long walk.

  • So, last question.

  • What do you like about your Dad and Mom?

  • I know! Ok, start with Sarah and we'll move over.

  • I love daddy, I like him giving us "Boshuas"

  • Mommy- I like her making my wonderful foods. Aww, so nice.

  • Me too, the same as Sarah.

  • The Boshua's and the food? Yeah.

  • Tickle time with Daddy and playing on the Switch with Daddy.

  • And mommy's freakishly yummy food!

  • And mommy's favorite popcorn.

  • Oh, well that's so good, guys!

  • I made a popcorn video even!

  • How to make popcorn.

  • First, plug this in.

  • Don't fight.

  • Aw, well thank you guys! I like Becca's popcorn!

  • Go check out my popcorn video!

  • It's ok.

  • People want to know about the Reutter kids

  • The Reutter kids, the Reutter kids!

  • People want to know about the Reutter kids

  • So we answered all of your questions.

  • We're done!

  • Good work!

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Our Kids Answer Your Questions About Their Lives in Japan | Life in Japan Episode 97

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    Summer posted on 2022/02/04
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